Articles in Category: Abuse

Elderly Abuse, What You Can Do

on Wednesday, 07 March 2012. Posted in Abuse, Mental Health Written By: Shruti Gaddam

Tolerating or ignoring elderly abuse is not the way out; doing something to stop it is.

Elderly Abuse, What You Can Do

The incidences of elderly abuse are on a rise. In most of the cases, such abuse is either by family members or the elderly care providers. Elderly abuse is a crime and you need to know ways of preventing it.

Elderly Abuse Facts and Symptoms We Should Know

on Wednesday, 22 February 2012. Posted in Abuse, Mental Health Written By: Shruti Gaddam

Elderly abuse is not uncommon. Recognize the signs and intervene to help.

Elderly Abuse Facts and Symptoms We Should Know

Elderly abuse is a social evil, which unfortunately is very rampant in the society. The abuse that the elderly are put through ranges from emotional and physical abuse to sexual exploitation. Such exploitation can leave the elderly in a very traumatic state. It is important to recognize signs of such abuse and do your bit in preventing it.

 

Detecting Abuse In Your Life And Around You

on Saturday, 05 November 2011. Posted in Abuse, Mental Health Written By: Archana Mahendra

Detecting Abuse In Your Life And Around You

Detecting abuse is the first step towards stopping it. Many being abused often take a long time before realizing they are being abused. Men, women, children and even elderly people can become victims of abuse.

Recognizing the types and symptoms of abuse and seeking intervention, is the best way to deal with it. By educating yourself about the types of abuse, you can bring a huge change not only in your life, but, also in the lives of others. Life is precious and everyone has the right to lead it peacefully.

There are several types of abuse. There can be physical violence, negligence, sexual abuse or emotional harassment. Even self inflicted injury is abuse.